New funding for women in STEM, Study finds poor labeling in CBD products

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CBD vape oil cartridge
A Yolo! brand CBD vape oil cartridge is examined at Flora Research Laboratories in Grants Pass, Ore., on July 17, 2019. The Associated Press commissioned the lab to test that vape and 29 others as part of an investigation that shows a dark side to the booming industry selling the cannabis extract CBD. Ted Warren/AP Photo

We learn about Wisconsin-based efforts to grow the rates of women working in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Then, we explore a new study raising concerns about widespread incorrect labeling in CBD products.

Featured in this Show

  • UW-Oshkosh aims to increase gender equity in STEM fields

    Women hold about 26 percent of STEM leadership positions in the federal government, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. We speak with the director of STEM equity at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh about the school using a $1 million increase in funding to empower women in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Study finds commercial CBD labeling largely inaccurate

    An estimated 15 percent of commercial CBD products are accurately labeled, with most products having less CBD than advertised, according to a new study led by a UW-Madison pharmacy professor. We speak with the study’s lead author about the findings.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jennifer Schuttlefield Christus Guest
  • Barry Gidal Guest